U of M Joy of Coding Class Summer 23

The Joy of Coding online course has been specially created by the University of Michigan Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things.

Course Dates: June 21 – August 2, 2023 

Course Formatcompletely online, no scheduled lectures

Course Cost: $125 + tax, need-based financial aid available


+ students must be 13 years or older 

+ No prior coding experience is required!

+ Have taken high school algebra

+ Have a desire to learn

+ Are able to commit 4 – 6 hours a week and chip away at the material daily

Students will
+ Have weekly asynchronous coding lectures/assignments using an interactive textbook
+ Learn to code at their own pace with support from Michigan ECE faculty and students 
+ Have our commitment to help you get unstuck when learning to code  – everyone gets stuck somewhere, at some point!
+ Receive a certificate of accomplishment to bolster their college applications

For priority consideration, please submit an application by April 30 on our website.

High school students and families interested in learning more about the Michigan Achievement Scholarship are encouraged to register for an informational webinar provided by Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid team. Participants will be able to gather the following information:

  • Michigan Achievement Scholarship eligibility requirements
  • Michigan Achievement Scholarship award amounts
  • Important action items for students and families
  • Additional resources and program information

All sessions are free of charge and open to the public. Please register for one session only, as space is limited. 

Not able to attend one of the informational sessions? You can view a recording of the presentation

The Michigan Department of Treasury is not affiliated with National Merit Scholarship Corporation or its registered trademarks National Achievement®, Achievement Scholarship®, or Achievement Scholar®.

CCS Detroit Summer Program


The College for Creative Studies is excited to offer two unique scholarships, exclusively for high school students interested in Transportation Design and/or Fashion Accessories Design. Selected participants will be awarded a full scholarship to attend the three-week CCS Precollege Summer Experience free of charge, while also earning three college credits. I highly encourage you to share this exciting scholarship opportunity with your students!

All students applying for the contest will have their work reviewed by industry professionals—but only a few will be offered scholarships that will cover the cost of attending the program, housing, food, materials and round-trip transportation to Detroit, Michigan.

Through the Dunning Fellows and Scholars Competition, CCS offers 15 students the opportunity to attend our three-week automotive design summer program. Students get an up-close, hands-on view of the automotive design industry while being taught and tutored by designers from GM, Ford and Stellantis.

Learn More about the Dunning Automotive Design Scholarship.

CCS offers 10 students the opportunity to attend our three-week Fashion Design summer program free of charge through the Fashion Design Precollege Summer Scholarship. High school students interested in the fashion industry have the opportunity to design and create fashion apparel and accessories in this immersive three-week summer camp. Students will make their own designs come to life under the tutelage of CCS faculty in our state-of-the-art studios.

Learn More about the Fashion Design Scholarship